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The voices of our ancestors telling of our glorious past, our culture, and what it means to be an Indian.
Visual presentation of our heritage in glass is needed.
To identify oneself today as a man of Tradition is to be committed to the transmission of the received heritage for the benefit of future generations.
What does legacy mean? I never think or go there.
As the spiral of modern art history continues to wind down, we can see the increasing demand for tradition in the visual arts.
There are moments when one feels a desperate gratitude for museums, whatever their own ambiguous histories. Their objects from lost cities lead us back to who we are.
History is a process of transformation through conversation. In our efforts to produce change,we often forget how important it is to pay attention to what is being conserved.
Tradition means taking account of a wonderful history but remembering that everybody today looks to the future.
Customs represent the experience of mankind.
Every tradition grows continually more venerable, and the more remote its origins, the more this is lost sight of. The veneration paid the tradition accumulates from generation to generation, until it at last becomes holy and excites awe.
We share a wonderful, I think, physical or geographical heritage.
What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another; and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group, may in a different environment become the cornerstone for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty.
Ancestry is not destiny,
THE FACE OF HISTORY is not in the well-preserved faces of the famous, but in the remains of those who lived in the moment
Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina, old furniture, grandparents pots and pans - the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum.
Heritage will remain, first and foremost, a research institute dedicated to impeccable research and data-driven policy analysis.
The culture of a given time and place is a product of inherited tradition, of the recovery of lost or obscured forms of thought, of innovation. Such seeds, fertilized by prosperity, tended by leisure, and warmed by the sun of peace, may produce an abundant bloom.
History is the enactment of ritual on a permanent and universal stage; and its perpetual commemoration.
Countries and places have a history, a story, and a culture.
The Heritage Foundation is the premier think tank, research organization. The premier idea group for the conservative movement.
Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.
Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
Customs will often outlive the remembrance of their origin.
The future of architecture is culture.
When you look on one of your contemporary 'good copies' of historical remains, ask yourself the question: Not what style, but in what civilization is this building? And the absurdity, vulgarity, anachronism and solecism of the modern structure will be revealed to you in a most startling fashion.
History is the memory of a nation
Think about what there is to learn from your heritage, good and bad, and about what you want to cultivate and not cultivate.
When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
I think there is a heritage which I'm proud of, which is a fight for democracy, a fight for social justice, a fight for freedom. My grandfather went to jail or exile six times in his life, fighting for his principles for democracy, or for his country. And my father twice.
History is not a map to be read, nor a path to be followed. It is a landscape of contours and textures, of colours and sounds.
Culture is local; art, universal.
The questions that we must ask ourselves, and that our historians and our children will ask of us, are these: How will what we create compare with what we inherited? Will we add to our tradition or will we subtract from it? Will we enrich it or will we deplete it?
If you want to make history, you have to do historic things
When I look back on my childhood, my earliest memories seem like artifacts from a long-lost civilization: half-understood fragments behind museum glass.
Our times demand the declaration of the world's resources as the common heritage of all people.
My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace.
Dedicated to the future, with honor to the past.
There is a great promise for our cultural growth, but this promise is achieved only when our artists recognize that all great art has nationality, an imprimatur achieved with the keenest remembrance of time and place.
LEGACY, n. A gift from one who is legging it out of this vale of tears.
Knowledge is not a heritage to be passed on so much as it is something to be created and continually increased
Our precious heritage of natural and unspoiled beauty and unpolluted streams, once exhausted and destroyed, can never be replaced.
Tradition is an important help to history, but its statements should be carefully scrutinized before we rely on them.
In order to validate our Africanness, we hold on to tradition at all cost, banning critical engagement in an attempt to preserve its sacredness
. . . my underlying, not-so-hidden agenda is to help enhance and enrich the encounter of the museum-goer with enduring objects, in a time when we all seem to be assailed by random noise and flickering images.
The importance of recovering the customs and the institutions of the past thus inaugurating the archaeological approach to art
'Provenance' is more than a multimedia concert. It's a journey that unifies cultures through music, theater and beautiful visuals.
The legacy of the past is the foundation of the present.
The extent and condition of our property, and our choice of style in dwelling, create a powerful emblem of our identity and status.
Monuments may be builded to express the affection or pride of friends, or to display their wealth, but they are only valuable for the characters which they perpetuate.
Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
Historic figures have homes to visit for posterity; the Lord of history left no home. Luminaries leave libraries and write their memoirs; He left one book, penned by ordinary people. Deliverers speak of winning through might and conquest; He spoke of a place in the heart.
You have to stay true to your heritage; that's what your brand is about.
My cultural roots are something illusive.
Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another ...
When I was young, watching historical movies made me feel absolutely sublime. But the first few times I visited costume museums, I was really disappointed because it was not at the level I saw in movies. It was not the level of the image I'd imagined.
I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.
This awareness instills a fierce desire to protect that heritage and - in doing so - to educate Americans in the meaning and importance of our pivotal documents.
We are so fortunate, as Australians, to have among us the oldest continuing cultures in human history. Cultures that link our nation with deepest antiquity. We have Aboriginal rock art in the Kimberley that is as ancient as the great Palaeolithic cave paintings at Altamira and Lascaux in Europe.
The emphasis on original, individual work in the past years has done a great deal to produce a crop of eccentric fakes and has carried art away from the stream of tradition. Tradition is our heritage of knowledge and experience. We can't get along without it.
The silken rush of woodland waters and the scoured shapes of the desert - these and countless other treasures we owe to those farsighted enough to have preserved the public lands that make up our inheritance.
A wise nation preserves its records, gathers
up its monuments, decorates the tombes of its illustrious dead, repairs its
greatest structures and fosters national pride and love of country, by perpetual
references to the sacrifices and glories of the past.
Tradition, in its essence, is something simultaneously meta-historical and dynamic: it is an overall ordering force in the service of principles that have the chrism of a superior legitimacy (we may even call them 'principles from above').
Our legacy is how we spend our time and who we spend it with.
History illumes reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life
People are becoming more and more aware of how the dominance of development and business is altering their lives and, in particular, their own heritage.
The arts are the signature of a nation.
A spot whereon the founders lived and died
Seemed once more dear than life; ancestral trees,
Or gardens rich in memory glorified
Marriages, alliances, and families,
And every bride's ambition satisfied.
There is only one thing better than tradition and that is the original and eternal life out of which all tradition takes its rise.
Tradition gives us a sense of solidarity and roots, a knowing there are some things one can count on.
Tradition evolves with time and place while holding strongly to certain formal, cultural, and personal principles. Nostalgia seeks the security of past forms without the inherent principles.
Art among a religious race produces reliques [sic]; among a military one, trophies; among a commercial one, articles of trade.
The past is reinvented and becomes the future. But the lineage is everything.
What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy.
the development of culture is concurrent with the removal of ornaments from objects of daily use
A man should be proud of his heritage - not arrogant, as if it made him superior, but happy to own it and live up to the best in its promise. Monk
We in Illinois are very fortunate to have a number of historic structures that have added immeasurably to the cultural life of the state, to the tourism industry of the state which by the way is our number one industry.
I wanted to take a stand against what I think was not so well established then but is thoroughly well established now, which is the substitution for a real sense of a country of a hideous distortion which you can sell to the people called 'heritage'.
The word 'tradition' covered it all, as it covered so many things, some useful, some foolish.
Our parents' generation carried the past memorialized in paint, porcelain, and wood; we cast it off. Even our national history is remembered in terms of the worst we did, not the best.
I'm proud of my Native American heritage,
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art.
Architecture is the printing-press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected, from the cromlech of the Druids to those toy-shops of royal bad taste
What do you do with your legacy, and how do you best put it to use?
Cultures grow on the vine of tradition.
Culture is a slingshot moved by the force of its past
History remembers only the celebrated, genealogy remembers them all.
Tourists as well as natives want to see cultural achievements - whether it's the Banaue Terraces, the old churches or museums.
Man's nature, his passions, and anxieties are a cultural product; as a matter of fact, man himself is the most important creation and achievement of the continuous human effort, the record of which we call history.
My German heritage, it's through food. Growing up in Switzerland, the thing that I remember the most is the food. And so the way that I experience people and places is through that - through its food and cuisine.
After two decades of reconstruction work, I want to work on projects that lay at the intersection of cultural diplomacy and national identity - ones that empower local communities to define progress, not have it sanctioned by others.
I believe in tradition and innovation, authenticity and passion.
We want to raise our children so that they can take a sense of pleasure in both their own heritage and the diversity of others.
What we are most passionate about becomes our legacy.
History is the siren song of the soul.
No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
As cultural politics change, museums change with them.
The measure of its nobility and its continuity is its depth of feeling and its sincerity. And if it has that quality, it stands.
"Toward a New architecture" July 14, 1957
History is the queen of the humanities. It teaches wisdom and humility, and it tells us how things change through time.
For a long time, I've been interested in cultural memory and historical erasure.